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Katniss Everdeen action figure (Photo: CBS 2)

Latest ‘Hunger Games’ Movie Renews Fascination With ‘Tough Girl’ Toys

Thanks in part to heroines like Katniss in “The Hunger Games,” a new trend in toys for girls has emerged. Move over Barbie. There’s a new gal on the shelves.

11/21/2014

McKenna Pope is hoping Hasbro takes her petition seriously. (credit: CBS 2)

Hasbro To Unveil New Gender-Neutral Easy Bake Oven After Meeting With NJ Teen

Hasbro said it will soon reveal a gender-neutral Easy-Bake Oven after meeting with a New Jersey girl who started a campaign calling on the toy maker to make one that appeals to all kids.

12/17/2012

McKenna Pope is hoping Hasbro takes her petition seriously. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Teen Upset By ‘Girly’ Marketing Of Easy-Bake Oven To Meet With Toy Maker

Hasbro said it has invited McKenna Pope, 13, and her family members to meet with the team behind the Easy-Bake Oven in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

12/12/2012

McKenna Pope is hoping Hasbro takes her petition seriously. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Teen Wants Hasbro To Make Easy Bake Oven ‘In Less Gender-Specific Colors’

A New Jersey family is taking on a classic toy, calling the marketing of the Easy Bake Oven “sexist.”

12/03/2012

Playing Cards - File / Photo: Wikipedia

Cards, Game Of Life Among Toy Hall Of Fame Inductees

Anyone for Go Fish? From gin rummy to solitaire to Texas Hold ‘em, card-playing has been universally enjoyed across centuries by people of all cultures, skills and ages.

11/04/2010